Aphorisms by theme: Philosophy

As soon as man seeks to penetrate the secrets of nature - in which nothing is secret and it is but a question of seeing - he realizes that the simple produces the supernatural.

Honore de Balzac

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By theme : Nature Philosophy Wisdom
The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms.

Socrates

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By theme : Philosophy Wisdom
The miracles of earth are the laws of heaven.

Jean Paul Richter

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By theme : Nature Philosophy
Accident is simply unforeseen order.

Novalis

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By theme : Philosophy
Nothing can come of nothing.

William Shakespeare

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By theme : Creativity Philosophy
We can refute assertions, but who can refute silence?

Charles Dickens

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By theme : Philosophy Wit
To see things in the seed is genius.

Lao Tzu

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By theme : Person Philosophy Wisdom
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

Kahlil Gibran

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By theme : Philosophy Thought
Philosophers are as jealous as women; each wants a monopoly of praise.

George Santayana

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By theme : Philosophy Women
A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.

Alphonse de Lamartine

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By theme : Conscience Philosophy Wit
He who has lived a day has lived an age.

Jean de La Bruyere

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By theme : Life Philosophy
We are not troubled by things, but by the opinion which we have of things.

Epictetus

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By theme : Behavior Philosophy Psychology
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.

Aristotle

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By theme : Character Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.

Thomas Carlyle

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By theme : Beauty Philosophy Wisdom
Nothing is permanent but change.

Heraclitus

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By theme : Philosophy
Life is a mirror, if you frown at it, it frowns back; if you smile, it returns the greeting.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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By theme : Life Philosophy
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.

Albert Camus

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By theme : Person Philosophy
From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

Immanuel Kant

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By theme : Men Philosophy
Accident is veiled necessity.

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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By theme : Philosophy Psychology Wisdom
If moderation is a fault then indifference is a crime.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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By theme : Morality Philosophy Psychology
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